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ABC
Dec 31, 2012 11:00pm EST
house staff. mr. obama will not be getting a raise. will -- not all will get a raise, and -- be out of the job. leon panetta said he does not the day-to-day operations dramatically if we go over the fiscal cliff. the planning has begun for a layoffs. government civilian furloughs could impact to 800,000 workers. we're learning more about a crash to second involving prince william county. yung died a short time colliding with a minivan bristow. withe witness we spoke describes a chaotic scene. could see people trying to the police officer. it was hard to see through the smoke and flames. >> i thought it was going to explode. moments after he collided minivan, and nearby drivers snapped this picture. >> they were shooting out of the window. e front end of the car, everything. >> she rushed over from a nearby store and into the chaos. >> we saw the flames of the car. >> the man they were trying to save was prince william county chris yung.er he was writing to a separate when i minivan turning left pulled in front of the 35- year-old. somehow, the minivan driver was not injured. the sev
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 11:00pm EST
on and there was a lot of constant infighting in the obama white house likely in the early days. rachel swarns history, although the attention of some president obama being the first black president, because his white ancestors came from elsewhere, there were no slaves and his family. michelle obama had both slaves and white ancestors, that great american complexity and how we reduce race to black black-and-white but it really isn't. >> host: and facts to quickly mention david maraniss' barack obama story, booktv travel to kenya with mr. maraniss and we did a lot of taping over there so you can see all of that in a special david maraniss at our web site, booktv.org. simply use the search function in the upper left-hand corner, type in his name and he can watch the footage. it was quite a trip to kenya to see that background. yes, sir? >> guest: one of the great parts of his reporting was he deconstructed obama's early memoir, faith of our fathers? dreams of our father, excuse me. i think it got john mccain in there. dreams of our father. i had the fathers part right. which he wrote and 95 or so, 95, 9
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
of presidential agreement to cut spending means even if the senate measure passes the house, mr. obama can expect added pressure in weeks when the debt ceiling must be raised again. >> we made a mistake to increase the debt limit the first time and gave that guy all that money to buy votes with. we shouldn't make the same mistakes now. >> the president says the congress should don't that because it holds the credit rating hostage for partisan demand for spending cut bus the republicans say that is the only way the cuts will ever happen. bret >> bret: thank you. the fiscal cliff not the only thing that congress is dealing with. fox news learned the house plans to split the superstorm sandy aide bill to two parts. giving the lawmakers opposed to a large bill the ability to vote against it and vote on the other part so they don't appear unwilling to help storm victims. the base would provide immediate funding to those affected by the october storm that devastated new york and new jersey coastlines. meanwhile, republicans are still meeting up on capitol hill. we have a live camera outside of that mee
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 4:00am EST
obama is calling on the house to pass the bill without delay. the bill stops most of the tax hikes and spending cuts that were to kick in at midnight. sarah mergener is here with more. >> reporter: a deal now is on the books to avert some of the impact of the fiscal cliff which technically we have gone over. now it is up to the house. in the early morning hours of new year's day, the senate began voting on a bill to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >> the bill as amended has passed. >> reporter: the senate voted 89-8 to avoid tax hikes for 99% of all americans. >> this shouldn't be the model for how we do things around here. but i think we can say we've done some good for the country. >> reporter: if the bill eventually becomes law the bush era tax cuts will be permanently extended for everyone making less than $400,000 a year. and families making less than $450,000 a year. it will also keep the alternative minimum tax for the wealthy from hitting millions of middle class families. >> middle-class families will wake up today to the assurance that their taxes won't go up $2,200 eac
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 4:00am EST
of a budget deal that now goes to the house and president obama are wants action today. >>> revelers around the globe from rio de janeiro welcome 2013 with a bang with a few peculiar traditions. >>> we say good-bye to the safest air travel ever, and we say hello to over 400 new laws. "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for tuesday, january 1st, 2013. >>> good morning, on this first day of january, i'm bill karins. now it's all up to the house today. they're expected to take up a senate measure approved just hours after midnight and it's halting an enormous tax hike for all but the wealthiest of americans from taking effect. nbc's steve handelsman has all the latest details from capitol hill where it's been a very long night. good morning and happy new year to you, steve. >> reporter: bill, thanks. up here on capitol hill, members of both political parties who badly want these middle class taxes rolled back fast, quote, what the senate did this morning makes it easier for house republicans to follow suit. it was a rare bipartisan senate vote. 89-8. two hours a
MSNBC
Jan 1, 2013 2:00am PST
the senate voted in favor of a budget deal that now goes to the house and president obama wants action today. >>> revelers from around the globe, from rio de janeiro and beyond, welcome 2013 with a bang. and a few peculiar traditions. >>> we say good-bye to the safest year in air travel forever and say hello to over 400 new laws. good morning on this first day of january and a happy wonderful new year to you all. i'm bill karins. it's up to the house. they're expected to take up a senate measure approved just hours after midnight aimed at halting an enormous tax hike for all but the wealthiest of americans from taking effect. 89 in favor, 8 no-votes coming from three democrats and five republicans. nbc's steve handelsman has the latest details from capitol hill. good morning and happy new year to you. >> reporter: bill, thanks, good morning on capitol hill. members of both political parties who badly want these middle class taxes rolled back fa fast, "what the senate did this morning makes it easier for house republicans to follow suit. it was a rare bipartisan vote, 89-8. two hours after am
SFGTV
Jan 1, 2013 12:30am PST
within our veteran population. we have been involved with the hundred days campaign to house veterans in 2012. president obama established a goal to end veteran's homelessness by 2015 which i think is doable and the department of housing and urban development came together to establish the hud slash veterans housing program which, is models after section eight and san francisco has received 500 of the vouchers to date. we have learned that our chronically homeless veterans were having a difficult time finding apartments in the private marked in fact many veterans have had vouchers issued in 1212 and so what we have here is a situation where we have a federal agency, the mayor's office and housing authority and human services agency who have focused to encourage private landlords to provide housing for these veteran and is a few months ago one of those landlords the owner of 2524 mission street came forward to offer to least his 33 stew apartments which are above the restaurant on joule which, is now the -- restaurant to least those apartments to veterans who have those vouchers and
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 7:00am PST
,000. >> i think we can say we've done some good for the country. >> president obama encouraged the house to pass it right away. >> if there's even one second left before you have to do what you're supposed to do, they will use that last second. >> this has not been a great start to the new year for hillary clinton. >> she's undergoing treatment for a blood clot in the head between the brain and the skull. >> she didn't have a stroke. she didn't have a seizure. the prognosis is excellent. >>> estimated 1 million people in times square. >> revelers welcomed in the new year with celebrations around the world, 1,000 people in hong kong, spectacular fireworks display over the skies of london. >> i'm saying let's get it on. >> it's so many people making out. >> it's you and me yea! >> all that matters. >> last night was the first new year's eve without the iconic countdown from dick clark. >> most people come and go dick clark was here for generations. >> someone on twitter said there was going to be a drinking game every time i giggle nervously. >> break it down because we're
KCSMMHZ
Jan 1, 2013 2:30pm PST
package of tax hikes and spending cuts. the deal still needs approval in the house. the u.s. is not out of the woods yet. >> president obama said the agreement fell short of what both sides wanted but that it was the right thing to do for the country. >> senators passed the bill with 89-8. after months of wrangling, lawmakers ended their deadlock. >> i know i can speak for my conference when i say we don't think taxes should go up on anyone. but if we knew if we did nothing they would be going up on everyone. >> the bill heads to the republican controlled house of representatives and could come to a vote later today but it is far from certain that it will pass. president obama urged members to back the deal though it falls short of what he originally sought. >> my preference would have been to solve all of the problems in the context of a larger agreement, bigger deal, a grand bargain, whatever you want to call it that solves our deficit problems in a responsible way. does not just deal with the taxes but deals with the spending so that we can put it behind us and focus on just growing
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 2:00pm PST
sides of pennsylvania avenue. potennial market reaction to the late moves. at the white house, president obama's plane but gassed up and ready to go back to hawaii. but with no vote and no communication with boehner, what now? "special report" from washington with all the fiscal cliff latest starts at 6:00. now back to "the five." ♪ ♪ ♪ >> juan: getting redty to party. the last segment we took a look at the serious moments on "the five" this year. now let's get to the good stuff. roll the tape. ♪ notice >> are we non- >> bob. >> sorry. ♪ ♪ notice ♪ ♪ >> hostess brand maker of twinkies. [ laughter ] >> lockness monster was a hoax. >> what? that is a hoax? it's not real? >> oh, man. i'm really going to upset you now. saskatchewan. >> that's sasquatch. >> that's why they only ate grass. >> the eyes were here -- >> my dad said pay your bets and pay them on time. >> give us a profile shot. >> the other segment was my other half. >> puerto rican and irish. >> yes, thank you. >> good combo, right? >> there must be food safety standard. >> that wasn't a food cart you bought it fr
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 12:00pm PST
to the assurance that their taxes won't go up $2,200 each. >> reporter: president obama praised the senate agreement and urged the house to act without delay. capitol hill is quiet right now after an unprecedented late night. normally these halls would stay empty on new year's day but both the house and senate are in session with billions of dollars in spending cuts and tax increases on the rise. lawmakers missed the january 1st deadline but the bill will be retroactive. many taxpayers across the nation are frustrated that lawmakers waited so long to act. >> the whole system is flawed. it's terrible that it takes this long to get something done. >> it's been frustrating. >> reporter: if the measure becomes law, it will be the first significant bipartisan tax increase since 1990. the deal also would extend unemployment benefits and it would also prevent a spike in milk prices. live on capitol hill, danielle nottingham. frank, back to you. >> danielle, what if the house approves this today? what's the process and when will we, if we do feel an effect, the public that is, anyway? >> reporter:
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 12:00pm EST
today to the assurances their taxes won't go up $2200 each. >> reporter: president obama praised the senate agreement and urged the house to act without delay. capitol hill is quiet right now after an unprecedented late night. normally these halls would stay empty on new year's day but both the house and senate are in session with billions of dollars in spending cuts and tax increases on the line. lawmakers missed the january 1 deadline but the bill will be retroactive. many taxpayers across the nation are frustrated lawmakers waited so long to act. >> the whole system is flawed. it's terrible that it takes this long to get something done that affects so many people. >> it has been a very frustrating process. >> reporter: if the measure becomes law, it will be the first significant bipartisan tax increase since 1990. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >> the bill as it is written also keeps the alternative minimum tax for the wealthy from hitting millions of middle- class families. >>> a seven-vehicle accident closed both directions of new york avenue and bladensburg road
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 5:00am EST
to schedule a vote on it or trying to change it. the white house hopes to have president obama's signature on the legislation by the time the new congress takes office at noon on thursday. that would minimize the impact of not having a deal in place by the start of the year. another spending battle is also brewing on capitol hill. the government is close to reaching its debt limit. the treasury is taking steps to delay reaching the $16.4 trillion borrowing limit. yesterday it stopped issuing new debt for two government retirement funds. that won't impact current retirees. treasury secretary timothy geithner announced last week that his department will adopt measures to save about $200 billion. that's going to keep the government from reaching its limit for about two months. >>> we've also got much more information coming ahead in the next few hours on this deal right here on news4 today. again on news 4 at 5:00 and at 11:00. you can also read about it by going to nbcwashington.com. >>> today is the day some couples in maryland thought would never come. same-sex marriage became legal at the
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 11:00am PST
. president obama needs to invite jeffrey hillman to the white house. he needs to talk the man with no shoes. he needs to see what is actually happening in this country. got to get real about government spending. now, the top story tonight, this is incredible, the pennsylvania department of public welfare says that a single mother with two children is better off taking a job that pays $29,000 a year than a job that pays $69,000 a year. why? cost of entitlements. joining us now from our new york studio, fox business anchor lou dobbs. so, lou, explain this, please. >> well, bill, first, i think we need to give great credit to the department of public welfare in pennsylvania. they're being honest and straight forward and i wish the federal government, as you do, would listen. think about the benefits received by this woman. $25,000 in a take home salary of $57,000, you add to that all of the expenses that we go through, whether it's child care, whether it is transportation. in the instance, one parent and two children in pennsylvania, food stamps amounts to a subsidy of $6300 a year to that fam
LINKTV
Jan 1, 2013 5:30am PST
support. >> of the house stands adjourned until noon tomorrow. >> but the key test to the agreement is whether it can pass here, the republican-controlled house of representatives. early on monday, president obama surrounded himself with middle- class families to make the point that it would be average americans who would be hardest hit by a failure to compromise. >> the agreement being worked on right now would further reduce the deficit by asking the wealthiest 2% of americans to pay higher taxes for the first time in two decades. that would add additional hundreds of billions of dollars to deficit reduction. so that is progress. but we will need to do more. >> but no one is claiming the bill is perfect. the sticking point is what to do about cuts in major government departments. the problem has been put off for now. on the taxation side, the president got nearly everything he wanted with republicans agreeing to raise taxes on the wealthiest and extend unemployment benefits. the major public holiday of new year's day means global stock markets are shocked on tuesday and that give
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 5:30pm PST
, there is hope for a soft landing. eadate republican leader mitch odaynnell and president obama said today a deal was close. yut late in the day house leaders announced they will not ote on a deal tonight. aiey're waiting for the senate. enswhat happens now? we have two reports beginning with nancy cordes on capitol hill. nancy, good evening. >> good evening to you, rebecca. it looks like the deadline pressure finally prompted a meeting of the minds today. negotiators agreed to a plan that extends the bush era tax icans.or 99% of americans. on they are hung up on one key looksing issue, and so it looks like we will go over the fiscal cliff at least temporarily. >> we're very, very close to an agreement. >> reporter: senate republican leader mitch mcconnell said his mcconnthe-clock negotiations with vice president biden had t id off. >> i can report that we've reached an agreement on all of the tax -- the tax -- issues. >> reporter: first and foremost, the bush era tax cuts. ohe two sides agreed to extend them permanently for all household income under $400,000 a year for individuals, $450,000 foe
MSNBC
Jan 1, 2013 6:00am PST
, are in districts that president obama won. what that means is most of these house republicans are very accountable to more conservative members in their districts and not necessarily looking for bipartisanship. so, i think the next fight will be just as bloody as this one was. one thing to note in terms of looking at who won, who won and who lost, which is going on a lot in washington. republicans in the last 20 years have said we do not support raising taxes on anyone ever. so at the core fundamental here, it's hard to say president obama didn't get a victory here in that he broke a republican precedent that's been really firmly established, and that's the biggest thing as you look forward. now he's going to try to press republicans to support more tax increases. and that's a big change in how washington has been governed up to now. >> perry bacon, lynn sweet, thanks to both of you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> okay, so the bill's moving to the house, but republican leaders haven't said exactly when it will come up for a vote. on the contrary, a statement from the four top republicans was caref
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
and the majority of the popular vote, president obama headed back to the white house. >> it is a tragedy of unimaginable horror. more than a dozen elementary school children murdered by a gun man who walked into an elementary school and opened fire. ♪ >> quite the year for big stories, 2012. that is all for us at 5:00. here is what is still to come at 6:00. >> still no deal in the house on the fiscal cliff crisis. >> instead of mayor, should it be reverend rawlings like -- rawlings-blake? >> a spike in homicides, made worse by the trend down the road. >> you are watching wbal-tv 11 news. live, local, late breaking. this is 11 news at 6:00 p.m. >> the evening, everybody. our big story, america has gone over the fiscal cliff. now the country awaits a vote in congress. >> there was a plan from the senate, but the republican- controlled house has yet to vote on the deal. jennifer johnson has the details. >> a tense new year for house speaker john boehner as he meets with fellow republicans over whether to ok the fiscal cliff bill passed overwhelmingly by the senate. >> gop leaders have not
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm PST
report sites the white house for president obama inconsistent statements whether the benghazi assault was terrorist attack given intelligence showed within hours that al qaeda affiliate was responsible on september 11th. as evidenced reported sites mr. obama's interview with 60 minutes. it's too early to know exactly how this came about. group involved but obviously it was an attack on mrns the committee's ranking members says the statements are part of a broader troubling pattern. >> the administration repeatedly has rerefused to name the threat that we face. >> senators joe lieberman and susan collins write that senate investigators are being denied a detailed time line on the cia talking points. specifically, how the talking points were massaged with terms like al qaeda dropped. the report says the administration has spent weeks debating internally whether or not it should turn over information considered deliberative to the congress. frustrated by the delays, the committee chair urged the intelligence community never to fall into the same trap. >> it is not the responsibility of t
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 7:00am PST
follows white house, specifically president obama for inconsistent statements whether the benghazi assault was a terrorist attack. it faults the pentagon for not having effective evacuation plan in place to rescue two dozen americans including the bam does door and faults the state department failure to act on clear warnings that the u.s. was a target in the benghazi. he was asked about secretary clinton at monday's news conference. >> i just want to say how much secretary clinton is in our prayers this morning and i hope she recovers rapidly from this health problem. she has not only been a great secretary of state and has been our personal friend and has been so long in my case. secretary clinton made it clear she will testify and that you think that's a good idea. i also appreciate her response to what happened in benghazi. >> reporter: before the holiday break there was bipartisan support for clinton's public testimony on the benghazi attack. before this could be any movement on confirming her successor as secretary of state. senator john kerry. that was before news of the clot was ann
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 5:00am PST
spending getting it passed in the house could be tougher. >> the fact that the president won't challenge has party on spending cuts is disgustingching the fact that we're not where we need to be on revenue is disgusting. >> reporter: president obama wanted a bargain that dealt with taxes and spending cuts at the same time. >> but with this congress, that was obviously a little too much to hope for at this time. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner has not yet publicly endorsed the deal. and the house reconvenes by midday today. a vote could also come today. >> tara, a lot of republicans weren't happy with the president's speech yesterday. is there any indication that that could affect the vote in the house? >> well, president obama during that speech criticized congress for taking too long to come up with this deal. he also laid the groundwork for another problem that's coming and that's basically burrough -- upping the country's burrough limit. republicans will no doubt try to use upping that in ex-kang for spending cuts. and to which the president said, they have another thing comi
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 4:30am EST
to review the measure before scheduling a vote on it or trying to change it. the white house hopes to have president obama's signature on the legislation by the time the new congress takes office. that is at noon on thursday. that would minimize the impact of not having a deal in place by the start of the year. >>> another spending battle is brewing on capitol hill. the government is close to reaching its debt limit. the treasury is taking steps to delay reaching the 16.4 trillion dollar borrowing limit. yesterday it stopped issuing new debt for two government retirement funds. that will not affect current retirees. treasury secretary timothy geithner announced last week that his department will adopt measures to save $200 billion keeping the government from reaching its limit for about two months. >>> we'll have much more on this deal throughout this evening on news 4 at 5:00 and then again at 11:00. you can also read about it throughout the day by going to nbcwashington.com. >>> at some point numbers will be fun again but not right now. >> absolutely. but it is a chilly start thi
CNN
Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm PST
. president obama has said, they have said here at the white house, at least, you know, he's not going to have that kind of fight again, which suggests he's willing to go over the debt limit and let the country default next time. >> he says that he's not playing that game anymore. let me bring ali into the conversation. the president said i'm not going down that road. we're not going to let the debt ceiling be a major political fight. the country can't stand it. the last time we went through that fight, our credit rating was diminished as all of our viewers recall. not only here but around the world. he says he's not going to do it. at some point, they have to raise the dbt ceiling, otherwise, there will be a technical default. >> a technical default. there's nobody in the world other than rand paul, who thinks we're not going to be able to pay our bills. the united states always has the ability to pay its bills. whether you agree with it or not, we have printing presses. the money may be worth less over time, but the fact is we can keep printing money. there's no danger that the bills can't b
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 4:00pm PST
another recession. now, president obama and the senate republican leaders say they are close to a deal to prevent tax hikes on the middle class. the trouble is, the house has gone home and won't be voting on anything tonight. >> for now, our most immediate priority is to stop taxes going up for middle class families starting tomorrow. i think that is a modest goal that we can accomplish. >> we all want to protect taxpayers, and we can get it done now. right now. >> trace: officials tell fox news agreement would let tax cuts expire on $450,000 instead of the president's cut off $250,000. extend unemployment benefits for another year it does not include any new spending cuts. of course, that's the other big issue in this fiscal cliff standoff. we have team fox coverage. mike emanuel is live on capitol hill. but first to ed henry at the white house. ed, it looks as if we are taking the plunge. >> it does, trace. but what i think the white house is hoping here tonight is that lawmakers are going to have some framework by midnight tonight that basically says votes as soon as tomorrow or may
ABC
Jan 1, 2013 6:00am PST
president obama who held a campaign-style event at the white house. >> i'm going to be president for the next four years, i think. >> reporter: effectively continuing the partisans' bickering we've long seen. >> time to stop the cheerleading and campaigning. >> i know the president enjoys heckling and having pep rallies to get congress to act instead of sitting down and negotiating. >> reporter: now the big new year's test, can it pass in the house? for "good morning america," jonathan karl, abc news, washington. >>> president obama says the agreement reached by the senate is the, quote, right thing to do for our country and is encouraging the house to pass it without delay. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is spending this new year's day in a new york hospital where she is being treated for a blood clot near her brain. doctors are using blood thinners to try to break up the clot which was found more than two weeks after clinton fainted and suffered a concussion. while the clot could have been serious, even fatal, doctors say she's expected to make a full recovery. >>> in c
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 3:00am PST
'm calling on my colleagues in the house and senate to rescind president obama's executive order that gives members of congress a pay raise. this executive order was not requested by congress and we should reject it. we have a spending problem in our country and we should be looking for areas to cut. >> absolutely, guys. this is an embarrassment. it really, really is. >> steve: but they're very effective on capitol hill, what are you talking about? >> brian: they're supposed to get a cost of living increase, but they forego that for the last couple years. >> keep foregoing it. if you campaign on shared sacrifice, if you keep talking about the billionaires billionad millionaires, when you're really talk being small businesses, moderately successful americans who have done everything right, including a tremendous amount of sacrifice, it's an embarrassment that you would give yourself and your colleagues this kind of a raise. remember, 100 million people are going to go to work this week and when they get their next check, their payroll tax will come back. remember the white house, if you go o
KCSMMHZ
Dec 31, 2012 5:30pm PST
on the wealthy but the house of representatives decided not to vote on the bill on new year's eve. the house is expected to resume talks quickly in the new year to avert a serious impact from tax hikes. president barack obama gave a c year's eve. >> now today it appears that an agreement to prevent this new year's tax hike is within sight. but it's not done. there are still issues left to resolve, but we're hopeful that congress can get it done. >> senate republican leader mitch mcconnell said the two parties had reached an agreement on taxes. they are believed to have agreed to extend tax cuts for middle income earners. people earning more than $450,000 per year will see their taxes go up. that's far higher than obama's original proposal. they have yet to agree to suspend spending cuts. the democrat led senate is expected to pass the bill on new year's eve. the republican led house says it will not vote on the bill before the midnight deadline. members of congress are expected to work on a stop gap measure to prevent any serious fiscal impact. the fiscal cliff has become a term many people
MSNBC
Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm PST
, stand by. we're going to kristen welker at the white house. >> i can tell you that president obama called majority leader reid and also pelosi over at the house, and they both agreed with this deal that we have been discussing throughout the night, this deal that would allow tax cuts to expire on those making $400,000 or more and $450,000 or more for couples, as well as extend unemployment insurance benefits. and it would stave off the sequester for two months through a combination of tax cuts -- or tax hikes i should say, those tax hikes that i just mentioned, as well as spending cuts. so those are the broad parameters of the deal. and again, president obama tonight calling harry reid, nancy pelosi to make sure that they both signed off on this deal, which they have. so now we have the vice president who is just arriving at the hill. he is going to sit down with the democratic caucus, sell this deal to the caucus, answer their questions, answer their concerns. but, again, the broad outlines of the deal have been agreed upon by all the major players who are involved in this. of cou
ABC
Jan 1, 2013 5:00am PST
for two million. the house will take up the bill this morning and hopefully the chamber can pass it before the economy is rocked by the tax hikes. >> i feel good. >> president obama call would the senate vote the right thing to do for the country and encouraged the house to pass the bill right away. >> new defrom doctors treating hillary clinton on her blood clot. it is it collected between the brain and skull behind the right ear. they are treating her with blood thinners. last month she fell and got a concussion and that caused a blood clot and that is uncommon. but she is make excellent progress. >>> and san mateo; police are trying to figure out what caused a deadly shooting on lewis road at an apartment complex by the fair grounds. police found one man on the ground dying from gunshot wounds. they detained two people for questioning. this is the 43rd homicide there 1991. >> san francisco fire officials are trying to find out what caused a house fire on atheps street. ppg&e crews cut off the gas line. two people were hospitalized. you can see the house is a total loss. well, it is 5:08
ABC
Jan 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
compromise. >> if the senate bill passes the house as it is delays sequestration cuts for two months. it will extend tax cause making less than $250,000. and it will extend unemployment benefits for two million people they expire today. president obama announced that no one got everything they wanted and wants the house to pass it. >> we find ourself with a bill that does not reflect financial wisdom but the spirit that per veighs this town. the time to confront this is not now but later, we'll do the right thing then. >> some republicans are suggesting amending the bill that the senate passed and adding spending cuts in that bill. this will have to happen by noon thursday when this congress ends and the new one is sworn in or the whole thing starts over again. the sequestration cuts take effect as the tax cuts -- in fact, they have already taken effect. >> thank you. so what do americans think of the job that congress is doing to solve this fiscal crisis? agoal goal went out to find out. >> they don't think much of what is going on in the buildin
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 1:00pm EST
they were running for, but first of all, i feel that obama tried to placate the house of the senate by giving them a raise just a few years ago -- a few weeks ago but it did not work. it's the democrats, which i am one, claimed bill clinton's days were so good, and they were not that bad, if they were so good, what is wrong with going over the fiscal cliff? what's wrong with it? it would go back to his days. if he was so good and such an just get it, let's over with. host: think of calling in to c- span. the house is in recess subject to the call of the chair. they could come back at any moment. they could or could not debate the senate desk--- senate-passed a legislation. as soon as they come back, we will bring that to your live on c-span. the senate is in session and you can watch that on c-span2. they're waiting for the house to take action. the house republicans are potentially scheduled for press availability. they have been meeting in conference behind closed doors to us that the democrats did earlier period, the democratic conference broke up antidemocratic house leaders hel
FOX
Jan 1, 2013 7:00am PST
cliff. so the measure now goes to the house of representatives. president obama released a statement praising the senate vote saying -- >>> again, the house of representatives reconvenes at 9:00 this morning our time. coming up at 7:15, even if the house passes the senate bill, the contentious debate will continue in congress with more crucial deadlines in the coming weeks. >>> 7:03. highway 12 in solano county, it has reopened after a head-on collision. four people were killed. this happened about 9:00 last night near the river bridge on highway 12. this is east of rio vista. the chp hasn't given us details about what may have caused the crash or if alcohol may have been involved. >>> and law enforcement agencies were really everywhere during the night, cracking down, looking out for drunk drivers. dui checkpoints were set ulall over the bay area and chp officers were patrolling those highways. yesterday, the chp said the number of dui arrests were down compared to last year. but new numbers for this year's crackdown may be released sometime today. >>> all right. 7:04. we want to ch
ABC
Jan 1, 2013 4:30am EST
at less than 5 million dollars and extend unemployment benefits for 2 million people. house will take up the bill and the hope is they can pass it before the economy is rocked by the tax hikes. >> i feel very, very good>> reporter: president obama called the vote the right thing to do for the country and encouraged the house to pass the bill right away. abc news, washington. >>> medicare reimbursement could take a hit if the fiscal cliff is not averted. reimbursements to doctors will be cut by nearly 30% beginning today because congress may have failed to make the adjustments for medicare payments. it could mean more doctors refewing to treat medicare patients. >>> 2013 will be remembered as landmark year for same sex couples and many couldn't wait to get to city hall at the stroke of midnight. today is a big day as same sex marriage can officially happen in the state. sherrie johnson is live downtown where couples were lined up to say their i dos it was a big morning for many. >> reporter: that's right. a little after midnight 7 same sex couples gathered right here in downtown baltimore
FOX Business
Jan 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
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CNN
Jan 1, 2013 6:00am PST
of the country, be that entitlement reform, tax reform, all of those things that president obama tried to do with house speaker john boehner but ultimately failed to do in negotiations. it will be attached to the debt ceiling since it was unattached from the fiscal cliff and we will be talking about this for some time, joe. happy new year to you. >> happy new year to you, brianna, up all night and still ticking. thank you for your work. >>> eight senators voted against the compromise measure. tom harkin, tom carper and michael bennet voted no and mike lee, richard shelby, rand paul, chuck grassley and marco rubio. setting politics aside for a moment answer the question most of you are probably wondering on this new year's day, what does the measure mean for me and my wallet? cnn's christine romans is crunching the numbers. christine? >> joe for 98% income tax rates will not go up to the clinton era levels. it means if you're unemployed and you've got your last unemployment benefits check, the federal unemployment benefits check last friday, will you get another check. unemployment benefits h
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 4:30am PST
, guessed it passed in the house could be tougher. >> the fact that we're not where we need to on this is disgusting. >> reporter: president obama said he want taxes and spending cuts at the same time. >> but with this congress that was a little too much to hope for at this time. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner has not publicly endorsed the deal. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> now, the house is set to reconvene today at 9 a.m. pacific time. a house vote is expected today or tomorrow. >>> what a night. no fog this year, perfectly clear last night for fireworks along the waterfront here in san francisco. it's beautiful out there. a lot of people showed up for the 15-minute display and jammed the streets near the bob barker. when it was all over, i think most of them are still out there, it was crowded getting into work today but there was some violence during the new year's celebration here in the city. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco with the problems police had with the new year's crowd and has the latest. >> reporter: good morning. happy
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 7:00pm PST
. chief white house correspondent ed henry live on the north lawn. mike mentioned ed that the house, a lot of them got reelected, a lot got elected to spending not the raise taxes. the house is still controlled by republicans so when president obama has his talk about campaigning and run and getting a mandate on raising taxes on the upper tier, these republicans fight back with their own o individual races. >> no doubt about it. and that is why we had this clash. you will remember that right after the election i remember full well that these negotiations which started with the president and speaker boehner, they are are ending now with senator mcconnell and vice president biden but within days aft election speaker boehner sent a letter to the president of the united states saying we just had a status quo election. that was from the speaker. inside the white house they didn't believe it was a status quo election. they believe the president won decisively and did get the mandate. house republicans believe they had a mandate to cut spending and the president believed he had a mandate to raise
PBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:00pm PST
there is still a lot of work going on on capitol hill. president obama said a deal is in sight to stop america going over the so-called fiscal cliff. congress officials have said the house of representatives will not vote before midnight despite tense negotiations to get an agreement signed before midnight washington time. that will trigger a series of automatic spending cuts and tax hikes and could send the country back into recession. >> of america is staring into the economic unknown. there will be some real damage. there are some people deserving far better and we will be scrambling to find budget reductions in we can understand. >> we are upon the fiscal cliff. will we need to focus on is how we find that common ground. ira by -- i believe republicans and democrats alike want to put us on the course to fiscal discipline. >> we are running at a time. americans are threatened with a tax hike in just few hours. i hope we can keep in mind that our single most important goal is to protect middle-class families. >> democrats and republicans in congress have to get this done but
FOX
Jan 1, 2013 5:00am EST
passed 89-8. shortly after the vote, president obama said while neither decembers nor republicans got everything they wanted, this agreement is the right thing to do for our country and the house should pass it without delay. now, house speaker john boehner and his leadership team say they need it review the bill before putting it up for a vote. that could happen late today or perhaps wednesday. in the deal approved by the tonight, income tax rates will stay the same for most americans. individuals making $400,000 and couples making $450,000 will see their taxes rise. the planned $24 billion in spending cuts to defense and domestic programs, they've been delayed just two months. senators say it is a less than perfect plan but it is a start. >> we don't think taxes should be going up on anyone but we all knew, if we did nothing, they would be going up on everyone today. we weren't going to let that happen. each of us could spend the rest of the week discussing what a perfect solution would have looked like but the end result would have been the largest tax increase in american history.
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 4:00pm PST
the fiscal cliff deadline, house republicans have pulled a plug. this, after both senate and white house made it clear a deal was very close. >> president obama told supporters this afternoon that there has been progress in avoiding a hike in middle class tax autos preventing that tax hike has been my top priority. >> the president said the deal being worked outwqjx between the senate republican leader mcconnell and vice president will extend current tax rates for households making up to $450,000 per year, increasing estate tax rate from 35% to 40%, and extend unemployment benefits one year. sticking spoint how long to push off massive mandatory spending cuts to the pentagon and domestic program goesing into affect in the new year, democrats want a one year extension, republicans insifrting on sooner. the president issued this warning about cuts only strategy. >> if they think that is going to be the form larks they've got another thing coming. it's not how goitsing to work. >> republicans bristledíróqj2lt remarks. >> it was dismissive and insulting. belittling and in the end, sad. >> sena
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 4:30am EST
it passed in the house will be much tougher. >> the fact that we're not where we need to be on revenues is disgusting. it's just disgusting. >> reporter: president obama says he wanted a grand bargain that dealt with taxes and spending cuts at the same time. >> but with this congress, that was obviously a little too much to hope for at this time. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner has not publicly yet endorsed the deal. >>> the white house issued a statement after this morning's senate vote. in part it reads while neither democrats or republicans got everything they wanted, this agreement is the right thing to do for our country and this house should pass it without delay. >>> a local police department is starting the new year in mourning. a warrenton father leaves behind three grieving children and saddened neighbors. >> reporter: officer chris young was on his way to another call when this terrible crash happened right here behind me in bristow. it was really sad and hard for our families. the kids all played together. chris was always running around playing flashlight tag with t
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 7:00am EST
: let me show you a little bit of an president obama's comments yesterday at the white house. >> keep in mind, last month, republicans in congress said they would never agree to raise tax rates on the wealthiest americans. the agreement that is being currently discussed would raise those rates and raise them permanently. host: president obama talking about what democrats won, potentially, in this deal. a writer for the nation -- "the nation" -- as he writes, the bill was approved, and most republicans were behind it. they're worse -- there were some no votes. there were five republican nos. there were three knows from the democrats, senators bennett, harper, and tom harkin. richard in capitol heights, maryland, an independent color. caller: thank you for taking my call. those people realize that this so-called fiscal cliff, but there is a reason why these tax cuts camp -- come up every year. it is so they can keep debating over the american people, to allow the american people to pay super rich people's america -- their taxes. i just do not get what people do not understand that this
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